Lille cut Paris St Germain`s Ligue 1 lead to two points on Sunday after second-half targets from Jonathan David and Yusuf Yazici gave the northerners a 2-1 house victory over Monaco.
Christophe Galtier`s facet have now misplaced just one aggressive sport this season, they usually have already certified for the Europa League final 32.
They now have 26 points from 13 video games in Ligue 1, two forward of Olympique de Marseille who’ve two video games in hand in a desk the place the highest six groups are inside 5 points of one another.
Monaco, who had gained their final 4 video games, diminished the arrears within the final minute by Pietro Pellegri however drop to fifth within the desk on 23 points.
The opening half on the Pierre-Mauroy stadium didn’t stay up to expectations, with Lille creating solely a few half possibilities by Jonathan Bamba.
But the facet stepped up a gear after the break, they usually had been rewarded within the 53rd minute when David was discovered unmarked by Jonathan Ikone and chipped the ball previous Vito Mannone.
Niko Kovacs made two adjustments, bringing in Cesc Fabregas for Wissam Ben Yedder and Fode Ballo Toure for Caio Henrique however to no impact.
Galtier`s substitution of David by Yazici within the 62nd was then again productive, because the Turkish striker doubled the house facet`s benefit three minutes later from Burak Yilmaz`s cross on the finish of a fast counterattack.
Monaco solely replied within the closing minute, with Pellegri chesting down the ball earlier than firing house from Fabregas`s cross, however it was too little too late.
Olympique Lyonnais will transfer degree on points with Lille in the event that they beat Metz away in a while Sunday